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William O’Connell, OD

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Dr. O’Connell has been an assistant clinical professor at the College since 1993.  He is responsible for the teaching and supervising of interns in the low vision service, and teaching the laboratory of the low vision course.  He holds a Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University (1979), and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Manhattan College (1977). Dr. O’Connell is also an optometrist in the low vision clinic at Hudson Valley V.A.


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Affiliations and Recognition

Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry


Montefiore Medical Center, 1979
OD, Salus University, 1979
BA, Manhattan College, 1975